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Tarboro Man arrested on Rape and Kidnapping Charges

ERNEST RAY PETTAWAY 60, was arrested by Tarboro PD after an investigation and charged with the following: 1ST DEG FORCIBLE RAPE; 1ST DEG SEX ACT; 1ST DEG KIDNAPPING – $200,000.00 SECURED BOND PWISD SYNTHETIC CANNABINOID, SELL/DISTRIBUTE SYNTHETIC CANNABINOID $100,000 SECURED BOND No word on what prompted Tarboro PD…



Man out on bond charged in five break ins – Edgecombe County

Since November, there have been several break-ins in the Southern Terrace area of Princeville. Last week, detectives were able to clear 5 of them with the arrest of Trakelvious Williams of 905 King Avenue. Detectives found property from two different break-ins in Williams’ house. Williams was charged with:…


Man arrested in Princeville Rape – Edgecombe County

On February 1, 2018 the Edgecombe County Sheriff’s Office received a call in reference to a rape. A 16 year old female stated she was forcibly raped while at an address on King Avenue in Princeville. The juvenile was taken to Vidant Edgecombe Hospital where a sexual assault…


Missing woman found safe

FROM EDGECOMBE COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE   Last week, we asked the help of the community in locating Katherine Pierce/Shrock. Today, we are happy to report that Katherine Pierce has been found alive and well.  We are thankful for this positive outcome because we truly know this could have…



Man charged with Robbery – Edgecombe

QUINTON DEMETRUS RICHARDSON 35 was arrested yesterday and charged with Robbery with a Dangerous Weapon and Resisting an Officer. No word at this time which robbery he was charged with. He is in Edgecombe County jail under a $56,000 BOND